SHW appoints new Senior Partner

SHW has announced that Alex Gale will take over the role of Senior Partner for the firm as of 1st April 2024, replacing fellow Partner Adam Godfrey who has held the role for eight years.

Alex is currently regional head of SHW’s London, South London, SE M25 and SW M25 offices. In his agency role he specialises in the sale, letting and acquisition of industrial, office and mixed-use property across the South East of England, as well as providing specialist industrial advice.


Having started his career as a Graduate based in SHW’s South London office, Alex went on to work for an international company of property consultants, before moving client side to work with a property development and asset management company, developing a number of multi-let industrial estates and setting up a closed-end business centre fund. 


Alex returned to SHW in 2015, becoming Partner and Head of South London Business Space before expanding his role into Head of four of SHW’s nine regional offices.


Alex says: “I’m delighted to have been voted in as Senior Partner, allowing me to expand my role across the whole SHW team, taking forward the excellent job Adam has done. In this new role I will be continuing to promote joined-up thinking, ensuring the whole team, across all our service lines, works closely together to provide the best possible, all round advice for our clients, while also pushing and embracing technology to continue to improve the services we offer and grow the business across the South East and nationally.”


Russell Markham, Managing Partner of SHW, says: “I’d like extend a big thank you to Adam, on behalf of the whole team, for his continued efforts over the last eight years and I’m delighted to welcome Alex into the role of Senior Partner, where I’m confident he will continue to encourage and pull the team together as well as bringing real changes to way we work as we continue to strive for Making Property Work for our clients.”


Adam Godfrey will continue in his role of Partner, based in the Crawley/Gatwick office, concentrating on his client work, specialising in office agency, acquisition, development and investment advice.


For further information, please contact:

Alex gale

Partner, SHW

E: agale@shw.co.uk


Kate Titchmarsh

PR consultant

Tel: 07595673610

E: kate@the-flashbulb.com


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